Le Corbusier – On the trails of an architectural master piece

A visionary in the fields of colours: Le Corbusier – architect and artist

Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris alias Le Corbusier (1887 –1965) caused a sensation as an architect, urban planner, designer, artist and architectural theoretician, and was ahead of his time in many respects. Le Corbusier`s great designs are based on the “synthesis of art“, integrating architecture, interior design, furnishing and colour design.

They are convincing and authoritative, right through to the present day. One particularly impressive example is the in 1927 completed "Weissenhof Estate" (in German "Weissenhofsiedlung") in Stuttgart.

Le Corbusier doubtlessly was one of the most important and influential architects of modern times. He shaped the notion that we have of architecture, even of modern living as such. With his unparalleled experiences as an architect, artist and designer Le Corbusier created a masterwork of colours "Le Polychromie Architecturale"

Le Corbusier - World heritage with KEIM
This architectural work by Le Corbusier is considered as an outstanding contribution to the "Modern Movement" and is listed as UNESCO world cultural heritage since July 2016.

Polychromie architecturale – Le Corbusier's colour keyboards

Le Corbusier‘s "Polychromie architecturale" – 63 fascinating colour shades which Le Corbusier created in two colour collections - in 1931 and 1959.

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poLyChro® Les Couleurs® Le Corbusier

All the most beautiful colours are now available in the very best quality paint.

The true "Le Corbusier colours by KEIM

Only selected premium partners can use the Architectural Polychromy in order to create outstanding and high-quality products.
It is therefore no great surprise that KEIM has now been exclusively authorised to offer Le Corbusier`s unique colour collection under the name of “poLyChro®“. The result is an unsurpassed depth of colour, combined with a matt, velvety surface effect. This architectural approach is tailormade for Le Corbusier`s colour keyboards. Quality controlled by Les Couleurs Suisse AG as the authorised representive of the Fondation Le Corbusier, Paris.


poLyChro® –  Le Corbusier`s colours are...
  • fascinating with a matt, velvety surface
  • inspiring with unimagined colour depth
  • produced in skilled workmanship using purest colour pigments
  • also environmentally compatible, permeable and healthy.
Original Le Corbusier colours manufactured by KEIM

Le Corbusier`s 63 masterful colours, implemented in colour recipes of unique quality – that`s poLyChro®, Les Couleurs® Le Corbusier. poLyChro® is the perfect symbiosis of a matt, velvety surface with a fascinating depth of colour. It offers colours that are full of life, hugely intensive and yet reservedly elegant. poLyChro® is both available for interior and exterior areas.

Partners and suppliers

Private customers can purchase the extraordinary poLyChro® Le Corbusier paints in Germany from numerous partners, and commercial customers directly from KEIM Germany. They are are also distributed through our subsidiaries in France, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria and Switzerland. There is also a "Les Couleurs® - Le Corbusier design network". “Les Couleurs Suisse AG" guards the treasure from Le Corbusier's works: the polychromie architecturale. The colour collection is made available exclusively to selected partners for conversion into particularly high-quality design products.


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Depth and elegance

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An unique facade paint.

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